Special K & Teddy Tedd
Awesome 2 (aka Special K & Teddy Tedd) are pioneers in the music industry. They have devoted their lives to the art and in the interim, have gained enormous respect. The Awesome 2 are not only known for their radio show but also for their multimedia & production company “Awesome Entertainment”, which boast projects that include music production, management brand development, lifestyle marketing, television film & video production, domestic/international events & concerts, as well as consultancy.
A2 are two of the most hip-hop literate and well-known figures in the hip-hop community. The Awesome 2 radio show on 105.9 WHBI is legendary. They are currently on SIRIUS XM Satellite (Sirius.com).
Awesome 2 are well known international arena, club and party DJ’s having played all over the world: London, Switzerland, Germany, France, Brussels, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Africa & Canada. They have played many major venues and events including the 1998 World Cup French Victory Celebration’s where they appeared on stage with international superstars Jean Michelle Jarre and Tetsuya TK Komoro held at The Eiffel Tower (Parc Du Champ De Mars) with over 1.3 million in attendance. The World-Famous Apollo Theater, House of Blues, BB Kings, Nokia Theatre, NYC Central Park & Summer Stage, NJ Pac “Sounds of the City” concert series, Pleasure Island, BET Sound Stage & The Hub Stage for VIBE LIVE @ Walt Disney World. Awesome 2 do exclusive celebrity parties for clients like HBO, ESPN, Esquire Magazine, Jaguar, Jordan Brand, Fila, Scion, Target, NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor, Tennessee Titans Keith Bullock, Chris Tucker, Pittsburgh Steelers Jerome Bettis, Queen Latifah, Tracy Morgan, Michelle Rodriguez, Philadelphia 76ers Derrick Coleman, NJ Nets, Jason Williams, Dennis Rodman, Actor Marcus Chong (Panther, The Matrix), Vibe Magazine, Source Magazine, American Music Awards, American Black Film Festival, Bloomingdales, Macy’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Luxor Las Vegas etc.
Awesome 2 are special invited guest on various radio shows across the U.S. and abroad including HOT 97, Power 105, WBLS 1075 (NYC), 92.3 Da Beat (L.A.), HOT 97.5 (ATL), Skyrock FM, Generations FM, 88.2 Radio Nova 101.5 (FRANCE), BBC 1Xtra / Choice FM (LONDON), Freeway 77.7-(JAPAN). Awesome 2 have produced, wrote, remixed, managed and worked with some of hip-hop’s best: Nice & Smooth, EPMD, Audio 2, Edog & Da Bulldogs, BDP, Positive K, Busta Rhymes, Rakim, P Diddy, DJ Cam, DJ Premier, Mary J Blige to name a few. Awesome 2 have been featured on Fox 5 Good Day N.Y., MTV’s: Direct Effect, The Carson Daly Show, Mix-Tape Mondays and YO MTV Raps!, BET’s: 106 & Park (AJ & Free & Terrance & Rosci), RAP CITY, Planet Groove, The Basement, Teen Summit and NIHON (BET in Japan), MUCH Music’s DA MIX (CANADA) MSG Network, UPN 9 News, Weekend Vibe plus many other video shows.
They continue to receive press coverage from Getty Images, Wire image, Vibe, Source, Scratch, Billboard, Rap Pages, Giant, Hip Hop Weekly, The Fader, Urban Latino, XXL, OZONE, KING etc. and are featured in several books: “Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture” “Check The Technique” “All Music Guide To Hip Hop”, “Rakim Told Me”, “Who Shot Ya”, “Break It Down”, ”Ego Trips Book Of Rap List”. You can also see the Awesome 2 in various videos and motion pictures (“Beats Rhyme’s & Life: The travels of ATCQ, “Battle Sounds”, “Who’s the Man”, “Let’s Get Busy” etc.).
Awesome 2 have the longest running Hip-Hop show in the world and are inductees to the prestigious Paley Center (Museum of Television & Radio). Their accomplishments, respect among their peers and the faithful fan base has cemented their popularity in the music industry. With over 20 years in an ever-changing industry, A2 continue to stand the test of time.